Mā Aham Short Version

Composed by TKV Desikachar - As taught by TKV Desikachar to his students

Haṃsa Mantra

Created by TKV Desikachar - As taught by TKV Desikachar to his students

Ṣat Cakra Bīja Mantra

Ṣat Cakra Bīja Mantra - As taught by TKV Desikachar to his students

Pañca Prāṇa Mantra Simpler Version

Created by TKV Desikachar - As taught by TKV Desikachar to his students

Sūrya Bīja Mantra Chant Sequence

From material taught to Paul Harvey by TKV Desikachar - Adapted by Paul Harvey for Western Beginners

Some sounds aren’t translatable but are known as båjãkñara or root sounds. These particular båjãkñara represent the power of the sun and ask for this force to help with illnesses and obstacles, particularly of the liver and heart.

Introductory Vedic Chant Exercises 1-23

From material taught to Paul Harvey by TKV Desikachar - Adapted by Paul Harvey for Western Beginners

Here we are using a more progressive range of phrases from the mantra texts. These learning constructs are invaluable as both a complete learning practice and as a self teaching aid to re-inforce and ………. as well as developing confidence in learning by heart and …….

Introductory Vedic Chant Exercises 1-5

From material taught to Paul Harvey by TKV Desikachar - Adapted by Paul Harvey for Western Beginners

Here we are using sample phrases from the mantra texts. These extracts are invaluable as both a complete learning practice and as a self teaching aid to re-inforce and ………. as well as developing confidence in learning by heart and …….

Sounds and Tones Exercises for Beginners

From material taught to Paul Harvey by TKV Desikachar - Adapted by Paul Harvey for Western Beginners

Simple sounds are useful as warm ups and for building confidence in using your voice for using mantra sounds and tones.

Chant Svara or Tonal Exercises

From material taught to Paul Harvey by TKV Desikachar - Adapted by Paul Harvey for Western Beginners

Simple tonal exercises are useful as warm ups and for building confidence in using your voice and as a preparation for using mantra sound shapes and tones.

Śānti Pataḥ – Modern Adaptation

From material taught to Paul Harvey by TKV Desikachar - Adapted by Paul Harvey for Western Beginners

Often chanting practice was preceeded or ended with a passage asking for a peaceful flow and sound link between chanter, chanted and its purport.